Slic3r and Chroma Setup

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    Khalil Nurullah

    Im going to give this a try :)

     

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    Khalil Nurullah

    Or better yet, can you provide a slic3r mk3 profile for palette 2 pro

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    Jonny Yeu

    Hey Khalil, we don't have a Slic3r profile for our MK3 as we primarily use CANVAS with our printer. Hopefully another user is able share their profile!

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    Khalil Nurullah

    Sadness. There are simpify3d and Cura profiles for mk3 maintained by Prusa staff on Prusa forums..... I think the idea was to provide the best experience for user even if they choose to use another slicer.

    People really hate how slow the canvas website is and they are seeking alternatives.

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    Khalil Nurullah

    "Hopefully another user is able share their profile!"

    ME - LOL

    For the most recent version of prusa Slic3r your directions are a good start but Chroma will still complain about2 things to user when they import gcode:

    1. hasn't set tool offsets to 0 (even with instructions above chroma still complained about offsets not being 0)

    2. if model is to big - Chroma will complain there is no room for purge block on build plate

     

    FIX issue 1.

    goto - 

    Printer Settings / Single extruder MM setup :

    Set "Extra loading distance: 0

    FIX issue 2.

    goto -

    Print Settings / Multiple Extruders / Wipe tower: uncheck (Chrome will make a wipe tower)

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    Khalil Nurullah

    @Johnny Yeu

    Does chroma process or ignor variables and conditionals that a slicer puts in start/end gcode?

    example

    {if layer_z < max_print_height}G1 Z{z_offset+min(layer_z+30, max_print_height)}{endif} ; Move print head up

    or 

    M221 S{if layer_height<0.075}100{else}95{endif}

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    Jonny Yeu

    Hey Khalil, sorry for the delay! Chroma and CANVAS do nor process these conditionals in the start/end GCode. Thanks for sharing some information about the proper Slic3r settings as well.

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